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Coding Phases / Frames

April 17th, 2008
The phase (or sometimes called frame) gives information on how to translate individual parts of a gene, the coding exons. Phases 1 & 2 have a different definition in GFF and EnsEMBL format! In EnsEMBL, the phase is defined for exon objects like this:… more »

GFF Format

April 3rd, 2008
Information about working with the Generic (General) Feature Format GFF is a file format used for describing genes and other features of DNA, RNA and protein sequences. It's useful for describing the localization of elements in the genome. The latest… more »


February 28th, 2008
GENCODE is a scientific project in the area of genome research. Research Goal: Annotate gene features across the human genome using computational methods, manual annotation, and targeted experiments as part of the ENCODE project. Grant proposal: Tim… more »